ZWAN Single Posted Online

Chicago-based ZWAN, the new band featuring former SMASHING PUMPKINS mainman Billy Corgan, ex-PUMPKINS drummer Jimmy Chamberlin, former CHAVEZ guitarist Matt Sweeney, ex-SLINT guitarist David Pajo, and A PERFECT CIRCLE bassist Paz Lechantin, have posted their new single, "Honestly", online at this location. "Honestly" comes off the group's debut album, due in early 2003 ...

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QUEENSRŸCHE Name Upcoming CD, Announce New Year's Eve Show

QUEENSRŸCHE have reportedly set "Tribe" as the title for their upcoming studio CD, which is currently being recorded for a tentative February 2003 release through Sanctuary Records. The band have also confirmed a headlining appearance at the Egan Center in Anchorage, Alaska on New Year's Eve. For more information, visit the group's official web site ...

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OZZY OSBOURNE Becomes Grandfather!

Ozzy Osbourne has become a grandfather. Three-month-old Isabelle Hobbs is the daughter of Jessica, Ozzy's child by his first marriage. He split with wife Thelma in 1981 after shooting her 17 cats because they made too much noise. Osbourne is reportedly not close with his daughter, 31, who lives in London. ...

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SEPULTURA Set Brazilian Release Date For Covers EP

SEPULTURA have set Dec. 10 as the Brazilian release date through FNM/Universal Records of their recently-completed covers-only EP, "Revolusongs". A video for the band's rendition of U2's "Bullet The Blue Sky" — one of the tracks featured on the CD — was shot this past weekend in São Paulo, Brazil. ...

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CAMP FREDDY Announce Free Los Angeles Show

CAMP FREDDY, the "jam" band consisting of JANE'S ADDICTION guitarist Dave Navarro, former THE CULT touring bassist Billy Morrison (on guitar), ex-GUNS N' ROSES/THE CULT drummer Matt Sorum, bassist Scott Ford, and vocalist Donovan Leitch, have announced plans for a free show to be held on Monday, Dec. 16 at a yet-to-be-disclosed venue. Roughly 400 ...

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BLIND GUARDIAN Explain Houston Cancellation

BLIND GUARDIAN's tour manager has issued a statement in an attempt to clarify the reasons behind the cancellation of the group's scheduled Houston show on Nov. 29 as part of their ongoing U.S. tour with SYMPHONY X. It reads as follows: "This is Roger Smith, the road manager for the BLIND GUARDIAN tour. The real ...

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STRYPER To Record New Material For Upcoming Collection

STRYPER are set to record two new studio tracks for inclusion on a new "Best Of Stryper" album, due in the spring via Hollywood Records. All four original members — Michael Sweet, Robert Sweet, Oz Fox, and Tim Gaines — will be partaking in the recording sessions in January — the first time the original ...

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RUNNING WILD Confirmed For Germany's WACKEN OPEN AIR 2003

German heavy metal pirates RUNNING WILD have been confirmed to headline the opening night's festivities (dubbed "Night To Remember") at next year's Wacken Open Air festival, which is scheduled to take place Jul. 31-Aug. 2, 2003 in Wacken, Germany. Among the other artists scheduled to perform at the event are DARK ANGEL, EXTREME NOISE TERROR, ...

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